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Tag archive: political

Christie crosses the aisle again at Clinton confab

I’ve seen him on TV 100 times, but I never saw larger than life politician Chris Christie in person until yesterday.

David Axelrod slashes stache

When I met David Axelrod in 2008 at Obama for America campaign headquarters I instantly wanted to photograph him in front of this iconic Obama image. I decided to light Axelrod with light similar to what was in the Obama portrait, only from the opposite side, to create symmetry and contrast all at the same time.

Messina: Obama Won On The Small Stuff

Romney aide admits: “We thought the game would be one thing, and it ended up being another.”

Jesse Jackson Jr. 'seeks plea deal'

Who knew that my photo of Congressman Jesse Jackson from April 4 would continue to get published over and over again. It was probably one of the last times the Chicago Democrat was seen in public before disappearing from the public eye in June.

Its Obama!

Four years ago I photographed election night from a scissor lift on the President’s left, and this year was more of the same. However last time we seemed so far removed from the crowd, that I was in disbelief until the next day. Being there last night made me think of the last four years and it made me imagine what the next four years will bring.

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